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1476, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Lo Scasato

  • Record number: 1476
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Lo Scasato
  • Position: Ridge end
  • Roof element: Antepagmenta
  • Remarks: Relief plaque with Gorgoneion, attached to ridge tile. Outer fang pointing upward, broken off, near mouth corner, with inner fang pointing downward. Top of nose very flat, deep nostrils. Meniskos hole in top-knot. On back, top edge finished, including continuation of snaky bands, painted brown. Below, horizontal ledge of ridge tile backer, possibly with curving bottom edge at right side. Square oblique opening (H & W 1.4) into back of head from below tile backer. Back of face lumpy with finger marks smoothing clay. Side edges rise to scar from break
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 134, No. I:33, Pl. 51:161; Moretti 1970, p. 215, fig. 154; Helbig4 III, pp. 720-721, No. 2812; Comella 1993c, pp. 76-78, D1, Pl. 27b (inventory no. given as 2671, following Andrén)
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    Le terrecotte architettoniche del santuario dello Scasato à Falerii (scavi 1886-1887). Author: Comella, A.M.. Place of publication: Perugia. Publication Date: 1993
  • Type of decoration: Gorgoneion
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 30.8
  • Width: 22.5
  • MPD: 10.9
  • Clay: 10YR 6/4
  • Paint: White slip 10YR 8/2-7/3 on face & teeth; red 2.5YR 4/4 hair, retina, lips, tongue; brown
  • Distance outer eyes: 15.6
  • Width nose bottom: 4
  • Width mouth: 10.3
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